Asia Cup Winners List from 1984 to 2023
Asia Cup is one of the most popular cricket tournaments in Asia. Asia Cup is conducted over a gap of two years by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The 16th edition of the Asia Cup was played in Pakistan and Sri Lanka from 30th August to 17th September 2023. Team India won the Asia Cup 2023 title with 10 wickets and 263 balls to spare. This year six teams or countries participated in Asia Cup 2023 including the new team Nepal. The first Asia Cup was played in 1984 in UAE and India was the winner of this tournament and Sri Lanka was the runner-up. Here, we are sharing the information about the Asia Cup winners list from 1984 to 2023 along with a runner-up and hosting country.
Asia Cup Winners List
The 6 nations' cricket tournament Asia Cup 2023 is over on 17th September 2023 in Sri Lanka. The first match was played between Pakistan and Nepal in Multan, Pakistan on 30th August 2023 and the final match was played between India and Sri Lanka. The Asia Cup Winners list from 1984 to 2023 is given below in tabular form. The Asia Cup Winners List table contains the Asia Cup year, winner team, runner-up team, and hosting country.
|Asia Cup Winners List from 1984 to 2023|
|1986||Sri Lanka||Pakistan||Sri Lanka|
|1997||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka|
|2004||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka|
|2010||India||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka|
|2023||India||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka and Pakistan|
India Wins Asia Cup 2023
The Winner of the Aisa Cup 2023 was decided today when the two best teams of the tournament India and Sri Lanka played the final match. Team India won the Asia Cup 2023 title by defeating Sri Lanka by 10 wickets. With this win, India won the Asia Cup 8 times and is still the most successful team in the tournament. Sri Lanka suffered a devastating collapse in the final match, managing a mere 50 runs in 15.2 overs. Indian Opener Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan successfully chased down the target in just 6.1 overs with a remarkable 263 balls to spare, setting a new record.
In the final match, Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first and they scored 50 runs only. Indian fast bowler Mohammed Siraj brought Sri Lanka down to their knees in just the first six overs of the match by picking a five-wicket haul. In the final match, he performed best in his career with 20/6 figures. With this performance, Mohammed Siraj became the player of the match. Apart from Siraj, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah also took 3 and 1 wickets. Sri Lanka were all out 50, their second-lowest score ever in ODIs.
During India's inning, Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill pair put on 32 runs in just three overs. Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill took the Indian team to the Asia Cup 2023 trophy as India lifted the Asia Cup after 5 years. Kuldeep Yadav from India became the player of the tournament in Asia Cup 2023.
Most Asia Cup Winners (Country-wise)
Team India won the Asia Cup for the maximum time i.e. 8 times in 16 editions followed by Sri Lanka 6 times and Pakistan 2 times. The three remaining countries Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Nepal have yet to open their account in the Asia Cup winners list. The country-wise list of Asia Cup winners is given below.
|Team Name||Winner||Runner-up||Winning Year|
|India||8||3||1984, 1988, 1991, 1995, 2010, 2016, 2018, 2023|
|Sri Lanka||6||6||1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, 2022|
About Asia Cup
Asian Cup is the only tournament in the world that is based on competitions among the countries of one continent. India is the top performer in Asia Cup history. Till now India has won 8 Asia cups. Apart from this, India has also been in 11 finals out of 16 total Finals (India has participated in 14 editions though, skipping once). Sri Lanka is the second most successful team in the Asia Cup after India. The Sri Lankan team won the Asia Cup 6 times and Pakistan took the cup home two times. Initially, it was a competition among three countries but later on Asia Cup expanded to become a six-team tournament today. They are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Afghanistan.
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